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Sergeant Oliver Cowan
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: June 21, 2015
Caption: Sergeant Oliver Cowan
Additional Description: Junior Police and Citizens Corps founder Police Sergeant Oliver Cowan with young club members, 1946.
(Civil rights activist Walter Fauntroy became a lieutenant in one of Cowan's Junior Police squads in 1942.)
Close-up of photo on marker

Submitted: July 15, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p315505
File Size: 1.418 Megabytes


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